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Stir-Frying In the Year of the Snake with cookbook author Grace Young

February 16, 2013 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

To celebrate the Year of the Snake, Grace Young, acclaimed Chinese American food writer will give a presentation of her cookbook, “Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge” winner of the James Beard Best International Cookbook Award. Grace’s latest book celebrates and demystifies the art of wok cooking with simple recipes from across the world. Included are fascinating oral histories from home cooks on traditional Chinese stir-fries and all the essentials you need to honor the traditions of wok cookery. Grace will also share Chinese New Year culinary customs and superstitions.

Books and woks may be purchased at a discounted price for signing. Please join us!

Grace Young has been called the Stir-Fry Guru and Wok Advisor by The New York Times and is the award-winning author of The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen and The Breath of a Wok. Her cookbook Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge was named one of the top cookbooks of the year by NPR, The Washington Post, and Good Morning America. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Fine Cooking, and Food & Wine. For seventeen years, Young was the Test Kitchen Director for over forty cookbooks published by Time-Life Books. She is a consulting editor at Saveur. For more information visit the author’s website: graceyoung.com.

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February 16, 2013
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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CHSA Museum
965 Clay Street
San Francisco, CA 94108 United States